New Change to Child Support Effective 09/01/2021: Reduction in Support Requirements for Low-Income Earners

One of the new changes to the Texas Family Code in 2021 is that now there is a new “low-income child support guidelines” in Section 154.125. This new section onlyContinue reading “New Change to Child Support Effective 09/01/2021: Reduction in Support Requirements for Low-Income Earners”

What is Collaborative Family Law?

Collaborative Family Law is a process by which the decision making process in a divorce is taken away from the Court and put into the hands of a neutral third-party,Continue reading “What is Collaborative Family Law?”

Should my spouse and I use the same lawyer for our divorce?

Many spouses that are facing a divorce want to keep things as amicable as possible, and they often try to do this through using the same attorney. But having theContinue reading “Should my spouse and I use the same lawyer for our divorce?”

Can I demand a jury trial on a suit involving a child?

The right to a jury trial is not without limitations. The Texas Family Code provides limited circumstances in which a child custody battle can be decided by a jury. InContinue reading “Can I demand a jury trial on a suit involving a child?”

If my spouse and I live in different counties, where should we file for divorce?

If you and your spouse live in different counties, the county in which the divorce is filed is an important consideration. Some counties in Texas have Standing Orders that immediatelyContinue reading “If my spouse and I live in different counties, where should we file for divorce?”